Category Archives: People

Bujović Palace + Perast Montenegro

The Pedagogy of the Impossible “It’s a gorgeous baroque town. A little piece of Venice with very baroque stone walls and terracotta roofs.” Our tour guide is Liset Kuhar. “It was built by mostly seafaring and noble families. There are … Continue reading

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Hilton Crna Gora Hotel + Podgorica Old Town Montenegro

The Whole Enchilada On a rainy Friday morning the five star Hilton Crna Gora Hotel in Podgorica is all abuzz. Six foot plus male and female bodyguards are lingering in the lobby, cameramen are mingling with journalists in the corridor, … Continue reading

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King Nikola I Park + Azerbaijani Embassy Podgorica Montenegro

History and Harmony Adrijana Husić, Marketing Manager of Portonovi (a luxury resort in Herceg Novi), is a Podgorica resident. She explains, “King Nikola I Park is off Freedom Street. The land was gifted by the Azerbaijani Embassy at the beginning … Continue reading

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Lavender’s Blue + Bay of Kotor Montenegro

The Muchness of Otherness  Where else? A far flung corner of the universe. We like to get around. Palm trees and snow caps. The tapestry of our simple and joyful lives. Pieces of us.

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Core Restaurant London + Clare Smyth

La Dulse Vita Crowned the world’s best female chef, even before she rustled up the wedding supper for Prince Harry and Baroness Kilkeel, it was only a matter of time until Northern Ireland born Clare Smyth MBE would put her … Continue reading

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Galeries Lafayette Haussmann + Angélina Restaurant Paris

A Tale of Two Citizens “Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.” Gore Vidal Midday in Paris. Printemps is the Harrods of Paris | Le Bon Marché is the Liberty of … Continue reading

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Rare Le Secret Champagne + Expérience Paris

A Revolutionary Idea Possibly the best excuse ever to visit Paris, France. Rare Champagne, the multiple award winning Champagne, and Mellerio, the oldest jewellery dynasty in the world (founded in the 16th century), have combined their exceptional talents, refined excellence … Continue reading

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Lavender’s Blue + Paris

We’ll Always Have Parees Riding though Paris in a sports car with the warm wind in our hair.

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Chicks with Bricks + The Ned London

We’re Going to Have a Ball It comes as no surprise that women in property and construction only make up 12 percent of the workforce. Men make up 12 percent of Chicks with Bricks: inverse proportionality. “It’s diverse, interesting, very … Continue reading

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Cecil the Lion Dress + Belfast Telegraph Editor

Editor’s Viewpoint: The Northern Ireland Woman Chosen to Model a Dress Made in Honour of Cecil the Lion “Activists should be proud of this tribute to Cecil the lion. The killing of Cecil the lion by an American trophy hunter … Continue reading

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